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October 14, 2019
Jim Jump considers the implications of the ACT scoring changes.
October 14, 2019
We're not teaching students enough about weapons of mass destruction -- and it shows, warns Sarah Bidgood.
October 14, 2019
Recent developments in admissions leave us wondering about our mission and ideals, writes Mark L. Kelly.

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October 14, 2019
A workplace people-pleaser finds a way to say no and set boundaries. 
October 14, 2019
Lessons from an informal survey.
October 13, 2019
Connecting the origins of how we now eat to the future of how we might learn.

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March 10, 2005
Lacan, Zizek, Cornel West, Paradise Lost and Chairman Mao are all connected. Sort of....
March 9, 2005
How can public colleges remain relevant to citizens of their state? By using the ideas their scholars generate to transform lives, Richard A. Cherwitz argues.
March 8, 2005
A couple of years ago, a book appeared which might as well have had the title The Pedagogy of Zaniness. (Let's just call it that, to avoid giving it any more publicity.) The author was an academic; but more, he was also one wacky dude. And by following his instructions, you, too, could be a wacky dude, or dudette, as the case may be.
March 7, 2005
Like ancient Rome in its waning days, American higher education is corrupted by excess. According to a now infamous 2003 New York Times article, for instance, Ohio State University boasts a massive facility its peers call the "Taj Mahal," which features kayaking, canoeing, a ropes course and massages. Washington State University possesses the largest Jacuzzi on the West Coast, a tub that can accommodate up to 53 people. And that just scratches the surface.
March 4, 2005
Terry Caesar remembers when students dealt with bodily functions after class -- and considers their unwillingness to wait today.

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